Dev Party – Workin’ Part Time at the 5 & Dime (510 Pyro, Okay?)

Due to popular “demand,” we’re developing Ilford FP4 in 510 Pyro! Eric (@conspiracy.of.cartographers on IG) has used it a bit before, but Vania (@surfmartian on IG) tries it for the first time! We both shot FP4, but Eric did 120 through the Mamiya RB67 and Vania did sheets with her Graflex Super D. We walkContinue reading “Dev Party – Workin’ Part Time at the 5 & Dime (510 Pyro, Okay?)”

We Are Not Showgirls: Carinval Strippers (w/ Ariela Badenas) – Episode 69

On this episode, we’re getting literary, sort of. We’ll be talking to Ariela Badenas about her photography and her new book There Is Nothing Remarkable About This Place. We’ll then be hitting the traveling fair circuit to talk about Susan Meiselas and her project from the mid 70s – Carnival Strippers. We’ve also got theContinue reading “We Are Not Showgirls: Carinval Strippers (w/ Ariela Badenas) – Episode 69”

Dev Party – DIY ECN-2 (aka Nobody Likes Grape Otter Pops)

On this episode of Dev Party, we’re developing come in Eric’s DIY ECN-2 kit! We sort of walk you through the mixing and the developing, though there’s a lot of chit chat and small talk. Mostly, it’s just an entertaining little catch up. Vania developed rebranded Kodak Vision3 in 120 (with “spokes”). Here are someContinue reading “Dev Party – DIY ECN-2 (aka Nobody Likes Grape Otter Pops)”

Two or Three Cameras in Two or Three Wagons (w/ Imran Nuri) – Episode 68

On this episode, we talk to Imran Nuri (@nuristudios on IG), who spent a few months traveling through 48 states asking strangers for life advice before taking their portraits. We’ll also tell you about a traveling photographer who might not have actually existed. And speaking of traveling photographers, Vania is on the road right nowContinue reading “Two or Three Cameras in Two or Three Wagons (w/ Imran Nuri) – Episode 68”

Dev Party – Who Loves a Tank Full of Plates?

On this episode of Dev Party, Vania and Eric develop two wildly different emulsions. Vania finds a roll of Bergger Panchro 400, while Eric tries to make 4×5 dry plates work in an 8×10 Stearman press tank. Unfortunately, Vania had some bad luck and there’s nothing to show. Less unfortunately, Eric had some mediocre luckContinue reading “Dev Party – Who Loves a Tank Full of Plates?”

In A Box Marked ‘Private’ (w/ Rebekah Teague) – Episode 67

On this episode, we scored an interview with Rebekah Teague, one of the Minnesota photographers we’re all so in love with. We also want to talk to you about Marie Hoeg, a Norwegian photographer from the late 1800s whose photos were discovered in a barn within a box marked “private.”  We’ll also give a listenContinue reading “In A Box Marked ‘Private’ (w/ Rebekah Teague) – Episode 67”

Dev Party – The Worst Emulsion You Can Force Upon Your Camera(?)

On this episode of Dev Party we do a couple of things. First, we take a second and closer look at Shanghai in both roll film and sheets. Is there a difference? What is Shanghai really? Is it ORWO UN54? And if so, why does it look like …. this? And will Eric stand byContinue reading “Dev Party – The Worst Emulsion You Can Force Upon Your Camera(?)”

Season Premiere: An Excuse to Photograph Naked Humans!

Welcome back! And on this episode – our first of the 22-23 season, we’ll be hearing from a few near and dear friends about what they’ve been up to since we last talked. There’s  Kate Miller-Wilson (@katemillerwilson), Jess Hobbs (@jesshobbsphoto), Kat Swansey (@katswanseyphoto), Nick Gaylord (@countsnackula), and  Ariela (@arielaaaaaaaa). We’ll also chat about the movieContinue reading “Season Premiere: An Excuse to Photograph Naked Humans!”

Dev Party – Pre-Game for the Old Flame (Too Many What?)

On this, our first true Dev Party of the new season, half of us are developing film and the other half are talking about a new old camera, famous and infamous! What could it be? Tune in! Eric is the one developing. He’s got eight sheets of Ansco Versapan from May of 1964. He shotContinue reading “Dev Party – Pre-Game for the Old Flame (Too Many What?)”